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By William Fischer, Jr., November 13, 2016
"Battlefield Cross" and Marker
Ohio (Montgomery County), Brookville — "Battlefield Cross"

On the battlefield, a rifle placed by a comrade pointing downwards into the ground was a memorial to a soldier killed in action. Often their helmet was placed on top. It marked the place where they fell and helped in the recovery of their body . . . — Map (db m100124) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Brookville — Joseph Justin Heltsley — In Memory Of

Army - SGT - E5 August 2, 1947 - June 16, 1969 K.I.A. Binh Duong, South Vietnam 25th Infantry Division ——————— D Co, 2nd Bn, 12th Infantry, 25th Inf Div, USARV Army of the United States . . . — Map (db m100125) HM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Brookville — Thomas Franklin Herkins — In Memory Of

Army - SGT - E5 June 26, 1947 - August 24, 1968 K.I.A. Binh Dinh, South Vietnam A Co, 1st Bn, 50th Infantry, 173 Abn Bde ————————— Army of the United States 26 June 1947 - 24 . . . — Map (db m100126) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Brookville — Veterans Memorial — All Gave Some • Some Gave All

This Memorial is dedicated to all the men and women that served in any of the five branches of the US military. Thank you for your Service and Sacrifice.

Taps This monument sculpture rests on a triangular base representing the folded . . . — Map (db m100086) HM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Centerville — 11-57 — Brigadier General Edmund Munger
Edmund Munger was born in 1763 in Norfolk, Connecticut, and later moved to Vermont. In 1799, his wife Eunice Kellogg and five children traveled by wagon and flat-bottomed boat to claim land in Washington Township. A blacksmith by trade and a . . . — Map (db m26218) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Centerville — Centerville Veterans Memorial
In honor of those who served in war and peace to protect the United States of America American Revolution 1776-1783 War of 1812 1812-1814 Mexican War 1846-1848 Civil War 1861-1865 Spanish-American War 1898 World War I . . . — Map (db m26217) WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Centerville — Sugar Creek Baptist Church Cemetery — “Old Centerville Cemetery”
The first recorded meeting of the Sugar Creek Baptists (now Centerville Baptist Church) was November 2, 1799. In 1802, property was purchased from Aaron Nutt and by 1803, a meeting house was erected on the west side of the cemetery. . . . — Map (db m84406) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Centerville — Sugar Creek Friends Cemetery
After attending monthly meetings in Waynesville and Springborough for many years, members of the Society of Friends built a log meeting house facing Clyo Road on two acres of land purchased from Solomon Miller in 1823. Abandoned as a church in . . . — Map (db m84408) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — "Justitiae Dedicata"
Dedicated to Courthouse Square on Law Day, May 1, 1979 by the Dayton Bar Association These stones were an original part of the County Courthouse erected on this site in 1884. They were preserved by the Dayton Bar Association when the building . . . — Map (db m95622) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — "Remember the Promises You Made in the Attic" — A Remebrance of the 1913 flood
The peak of this memorial plaque indicates the high water level at the crest of the great Dayton flood of March 25, 1913, and also commemorates an important episode in the history of Montgomery County. Here on Sunday night, May 25, 1913, just . . . — Map (db m95624) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — "The History of the World is the Biography of Great Men" — Carlyle
Hon. Daniel A. Haynes Educator, Judge of the Superior Court By Nature and Training a Most Able Jurist Hon Alvin W. Kumler A Brilliant Lawyer An Honest Courageous Judge Daniel C. Cooper Platted Dayton 1801 Gave Land for Parks . . . — Map (db m17560) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — 1905 Wright Flyer III
This sculpture represents the third Flyer that the Wright Brothers constructed to continue their flying experiments at Huffman Prairie, east of Dayton, within the boundaries of what is now Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. The Flyer is piloted by . . . — Map (db m20780) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — 31 Years at the Lab — Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park
Six days a week from 1917 to 1948 Orville Wright chose to come to work here in what he called the Wright Aeronautical Laboratory. Images taken by National Cash Register Company photographers soon after his death give a glimpse of the spare, orderly, . . . — Map (db m67598) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Abraham Lincoln — On the Steps of the Montgomery County Courthouse
Abraham Lincoln appeared on these court house steps on the afternoon of September 17, 1859, and spoke denying the assertion of the Hon. Stephen A. Douglas, Senator from Illinois, that human slavery was protected by the . . . — Map (db m95625) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Benjamin Van Cleve — (1773 - 1821)
Benjamin Van Cleve was one of Dayton's most prominent founding citizens. Among the original settlers, he served as Dayton's first postmaster, librarian, and schoolteacher. His home at First and Jefferson Streets, known as a warm, friendly way . . . — Map (db m22263) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Birthplace of Aviation
The first airplane. The first airport. The first permanent flying school. The Wright brothers created them all - here in Dayton. After their first short flights at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, in 1903, Wilbur and Orville returned home to their . . . — Map (db m61858) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Blue Star Mothers' Veterans Memorial
Forever honoring all our sons and daughters of the city of Dayton and of Montgomery County who served their country in the Armed Forces . . . . In reverent recognition of our heroic citizens who gave their lives in sacrifice, we . . . — Map (db m22238) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Carillon Park
Carillon Park owes its existence to the generosity of Col, and Mrs. Edward A. Deeds. The carillon – built of granite, steel, and limestone - - reaches skyward for an impressive 151 feet. The gift of Mrs. Deeds, it was dedicated August . . . — Map (db m95570) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — 25- 57 — Charity Adams Earley
In 1942, Charity Adams Earley (1918- 2002) became the first African American woman to receive a commission in what became the Women’s Army Corps (WACs). She rose through the ranks to command the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion in . . . — Map (db m103461) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — 4-57 — Charles F. Kettering
Charles F. “Boss” Kettering was a prolific inventor. While at National Cash Register, he invented the first electric cash register. Kettering founded the Dayton Engineering Laboratories Company (Delco) in 1909 and developed the electric . . . — Map (db m17524) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Chinese Kites — 500 B.C. — (Inventing Flight: The Centennial Celebration Series #2)
Raise your sail one foot and get ten feet of wind. -Chinese Proverb The world's first aircraft were the kites of China. The Chinese military first fashioned bird-shaped, wooden kites that were flown behind enemy lines to drop . . . — Map (db m29141) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Colonel Edward Deeds
Colonel Edward Deeds (1874-1960) was among the core of Dayton's brilliant leadership in the first half of the 20th century. As vice president of NCR, Deeds' mentored Charles Kettering, hiring him back every time the fickle John Patterson fired . . . — Map (db m29096) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Coming Home
By the late 1890s Dunbar had earned major acclaim for his writing. He wrote poetry, novels, and lyrics for musicals. In 1899 he contracted tuberculosis, a respiratory disease then usually fatal. Dunbar came home to Dayton. Here he lived his last . . . — Map (db m22225) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients — State of Ohio, Montgomery County
United States of America Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients State of Ohio, Montgomery County Civil War Downs, Henry W. Sgt. Winchester, Virginia 1864 James, Isaac, Pvt. Petersburg, Virginia 1865 James, John H. Capt. Mobile Bay, . . . — Map (db m22239) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Cooper Park
Daniel C. Cooper (1773-1818) perhaps more than any other deserves to be called the founder of Dayton. A surveyor with Israel Ludlow, Cooper settled in Dayton in the summer of 1796 and became titular owner of the town when the original proprietors . . . — Map (db m28078) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — D-134 Artillery Memorial Bridge — 1917 - 1919
Dedicated in honor of D-Battery 134th Field Artillery 37th Div. World War — Map (db m28018) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Dayton Fire Department Station No. 14
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Originally constructed 1901 The last “horse-drawn” apparatus firehouse in Dayton, . . . — Map (db m28099) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — 12-57 — Dayton Masonic Temple
(Side A): The first Masonic Lodge in Dayton was founded in 1808, located in the first Montgomery County Courthouse. Various other locations were home to Masons in Dayton, but by World War I, rapid growth of the Masonic community called for . . . — Map (db m4406) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Dayton’s First Church Bell
Cast in Cincinnati in 1846, this 1,600 pound bell was taken from the First Presbyterian Church building which stood at the northwest corner of Second and Ludlow Streets. It was dedicated December 1, 1974 at special ceremonies . . . — Map (db m96099) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — 5-57 — Erma Bombeck
Erma Fiste was born in Dayton on February 21, 1927. While attending Patterson Cooperative High School, she worked as a copygirl for the Dayton Herald. After graduating from the University of Dayton in 1949, she married Bill Bombeck. She . . . — Map (db m1651) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Huffman Prairie — 1904 - 1905 — (Inventing Flight: The Centennial Celebration Series #6)
The hawk which now takes his flight over the top of the wood was at first, perchance, only a leaf which fluttered in its aisles. -Henry David Thoreau After their first successful flight at Kitty Hawk in 1903, the Wright brothers could . . . — Map (db m29516) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — C5 — Hull's Rendezvous
Here, where the Shawnees were defeated by Clark's 1782 expedition, Dayton was founded, in 1796. Hull's army and other War of 1812 troops were mobilized at this point. — Map (db m36365) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Icarus — 900 B.C. — (Inventing Flight: The Centennial Celebration Series #1)
Oh that I had Wings. -Thomas Moore. Mankind began dreaming of flight long ago in ancient Greece. Greek mythology reveals this dream in the tale of young Icarus. King Minos imprisoned Icarus and his father, Daedalus, on the isle of . . . — Map (db m29140) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Inventing Flight: The Centennial Celebration
On this site, from July 3 through July 20, 2003, the world focused its attention on Dayton as the Birthplace of Aviation for the one hundredth anniversary of the Wright Brothers' first flight and as a Signature Event of the Ohio Bicentennial . . . — Map (db m29097) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — John Glenn — 1962 — Inventing Flight: The Centennial Celebration Series #9)
“Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt.” -William Shakespeare In the midst of the Cold War, the United States was losing face to the Soviet Union's superior space . . . — Map (db m29560) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — John Van Cleve — (1801-1858)
John Van Cleve, Benjamin Van Cleve's son, made his own mark on Dayton as an intellectual, a political activist, and an advocate for a more beautiful city. Van Cleve studied botany, mathematics, and music. He served as the mayor of Dayton and . . . — Map (db m22265) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Joseph Calvin Paul Memorial Boulevard — Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient
This Boulevard is dedicated to the memory of L/CPL. Joseph Calvin Paul, U.S. Marine Corps who died from wounds received in action near Chu Lai Republic of Vietnam on 19 August 1965. Greater love hath no man than this.That a man lay down his life for . . . — Map (db m62803) WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — 24-57 — Josephine and Hermene Schwarz
Dayton natives Hermene (1902-1986) and Josephine Schwarz (1908-2004) were pioneers of dance who founded one of the first regional ballet companies in the country. In 1927, the opened the Schwarz School of Dance, which eventually became the Dayton . . . — Map (db m102462) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Leonardo da Vinci — 1506 — (Inventing Flight: The Centennial Celebration Series #3)
"The kite and other birds, which beat their wings little, go seeking the course of the wind, and when the wind prevails...they will be seen at a great height." -Leonardo da Vinci Four hundred years before the Wright Brothers, Leonardo . . . — Map (db m29507) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Locust Grove School — Number 12 (1896)
The one- room school was a common sight in rural Ohio in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Locust Grove No. 12 housed elementary school classes until the late 1920’s on it’s original site; S. Bird Road at E. Possum Road in Clark County, . . . — Map (db m95572) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — 2-57 — Mad River Road / Road From Cunningham's to Mad River
Side A: Mad River Road The first overland route between Dayton and Cincinnati was cut by Daniel Cooper in 1795 to provide access to the new town of Dayton, located at the mouth of the Mad River in the Symmes Purchase. The survey, entered into . . . — Map (db m26222) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Making His Way With Words — Paul Laurence Dunbar — Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historic Park
As a poet, novelist, and popular lecturer, Paul Laurence Dunbar used his extraordinary way with words to achieve international fame. In just ten years, Dunbar rose from a job running a downtown Dayton elevator to receiving an invitation to President . . . — Map (db m67590) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — McCook Field — 1917 — (Inventing Flight: The Centennial Celebration Series #7)
This field is small. Use it all. -sign at McCook Field Entering World War I, the United States urgently needed to advance this new field of aeronautics. Thanks to the area's industrial strength, the military chose Dayton as the sight . . . — Map (db m29554) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — McCook Field — "The Cradle of Aviation"
McCook Field was established as a research and development facility of the U.S. Army Signal Corps Aviation section. 18 October 1917, this Dayton site favorably located within the U.S. industrial complet became the aviation engineering and . . . — Map (db m75373) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Miami Valley Hospital — 1951 Cornerstone
In 1951, when Irvin G. Bieser, Sr. was president of the hospital Board of Trustees, this cornerstone was placed during construction of the Main Building. A construction addition in the 1970’s relocated the entry way and the cornerstone became . . . — Map (db m85991) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Montgolfier Brothers — 1783 — (Inventing Flight: The Centennial Celebration Series #4)
The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, but they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Joseph and Etํenne de Montgolfier, brothers living . . . — Map (db m29512) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Montgomery County Civil War Memorial
The Memorial of Montgomery County to her Soldiers. Dedicated July 31, 1884. "The Federal Union Must and Shall be Preserved" The Republic Rests on the Virtue, Intelligence and Patriotism of its Citizens. "Liberty and Union, Now and Forever, One . . . — Map (db m17511) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Montgomery County Civil War Memorial Hall
To those, who in the hour of their country's danger, tendered their lives. To those who gave much and to those who gave their all. 1861-1865. Carnifex Ferry • Fort Donelson • Shiloh • Vicksburg • Stone River • Corinth • Perryville • . . . — Map (db m22249) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Montgomery County Spanish-American War Memorial
Erected to Spanish War Veterans 1898 - 1902 Dedicated to those who rendered service Sinking of the Maine San Juan Hill Santiago Porto Rico Santiago Bay Manila Bay Phillipine Insurrection El Caney Chinese Boxer . . . — Map (db m22242) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Montgomery County World War Memorial
To those who made the supreme sacrifice World War 1917 - 1918 Dedicated to those who rendered service Cambrai • Somme-Defensive • Lys • Aisne • Montdidier-Noyon • Champagne-Marne • Aisne-Marne • Somme-Offensive • Oise-Aisne • . . . — Map (db m22243) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Neil Armstrong — 1969 — (Inventing Flight: The Centennial Celebration Series #10)
It suddently struck me that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth...I didn't feel like a giant. I felt very, very small. -Neil Armstrong Another Ohio aviator took the final step in the nation's goal to reach the moon. Neil . . . — Map (db m29562) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Newcom Tavern
Newcom Tavern, one of Dayton's original dwellings, stood here in Van Cleve Park for much of its storied past. After leading a party of original Dayton settlers, George Newcom constructed his home in 1796 at the corner of Main and Monument, where it . . . — Map (db m20777) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Newcom Tavern
What Are We Doing? Carillon Park has begun preservation and re-interpretation of Dayton’s oldest standing structure, Newcom Tavern. Using replicated sash- sawn white oak siding and hand wrought nails, Carillon Park is now returning much . . . — Map (db m95571) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Orville's Last Workshop — Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park
“For 30 years Orville Wright’s place of business was the plain brick building (here) on North Broadway. Visiting reporters found it quite ordinary. There was a reception area for Miss Beck (his secretary); an inner office with Orville’s desk, . . . — Map (db m67605) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Paul Laurence Dunbar — 1872 - 1906
Paul Laurence Dunbar, born on Howard Street in Dayton, was the first African American to be accepted into the discipline of American literature. The son of a fugitive slave, Paul was an eloquent poet, short story writer, and novelist, as well as . . . — Map (db m17559) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — 8-57 — Paul Laurence Dunbar
Born on June 27, 1872 in Dayton to former slaves Joshua and Matilda Dunbar, Paul Laurence Dunbar developed a love of stories during his early years. He wrote his first poem at age six and recited his original Easter Ode at age nine to the . . . — Map (db m61869) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Preserved and Enshrined
The actual house where the Wright brothers dreamed of flight and the bicycle shop where they built the first airplane can no longer be seen here in West Dayton. But the original buildings still exist, and are well preserved. In 1936 wealthy . . . — Map (db m61861) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Rising to the Challenge — Paul Laurence Dunbar — Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park
Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park honors the creative achievements of Orville Wright, Wilbur Wright and Paul Laurence Dunbar. In this national park, you won’t see wilderness, vistas or wildlife---but you can learn how three native . . . — Map (db m67587) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Roman Column — A Bicentennial/Bimillennial Tribute
Here stands a replica of a 2000 year old Roman column given by Dayton’s sister city, Augsburg Germany in honor of the 200 birthday of the United States. In exchange, a statue fountain was presented to Augsburg and erected October, 1979, for . . . — Map (db m96017) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Sir George Cayley — 1853 — (Inventing Flight: The Centennial Celebration Series #5)
I feel perfectly confident that we shall be able to transport ourselves and families, and their goods and chattels, more securely by air than by water...." -Sir George Cayley After the Montgolfier brothers, mankind was ready to move . . . — Map (db m29514) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Site of Dayton's First Electric Generating Station — 1883 - 1897
[Same as Title] — Map (db m25516) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — 57-9 — Site of First Game in the NFL
On October 3, 1920 the first game matching two professional teams of the American Professional Football Association, a league that would become the National Football League (NFL), was held on this field within Triangle Park. In that game, the . . . — Map (db m26339) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — St. Mary’s Hall
Constructed in 1870, St. Mary’s Hall was once the largest building in Dayton. A National Historic Landmark, the building was formerly the main facility of St. Mary’s Institute, now the University of Dayton. Known as Dewberry Farm, the land for the . . . — Map (db m1652) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — State of Ohio Korean War Memorial — and All Veterans' Memorial Walkway
Welcome to the Ohio Korean War Memorial and All Veterans' Memorial Walkway During the 120th General Assembly regular session 1993-1994, both houses of the State of Ohio Legislature unanimously voted Dayton as the official site of . . . — Map (db m29596) WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Steele High School
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Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Stewart Street Concrete Arch Bridge — 1912 - 2008
Always known as the Stewart Street Bridge, the seven span reinforced concrete steel arch bridge carried Stewart Street over the Great Miami River for most of the twentieth century. Built using the Melan System, an invention patented in 1893 that . . . — Map (db m102408) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Still on Patrol
U.S. Navy submarines paid heavily for their success in World War II. A total of 374 officers and 3131 men are on board these 52 U.S. submarines still on “patrol.” Albacore • Amberjack • Argonaut • Barbel • Bonefish • Bullhead . . . — Map (db m22245) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — 3-57 — The Birth of Aviation
In 1899, Wilbur and Orville Wright of Dayton built a kite to test a revolutionary flight control system, and in 1900, built their first airplane (glider). With promising results, the Wrights built man-carrying gliders and airplanes to refine their . . . — Map (db m17510) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — The Great Dayton Flood of 1913 / And The Rivers Flowed Through The City
The Great Dayton Flood of 1913 On Sunday, March 23, 1913, three storm systems met over western Ohio and, over the next four days, poured nine to eleven inches of rain over the Miami Valley. Falling on near-frozen and saturated ground, this . . . — Map (db m22229) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — The Neighborhood Geniuses
"...the invention [of the airplane] came from such an unexpected quarter. The Wrights had no special training in science or engineering. While both were well educated, neither had completed the formal coursework required for his high school . . . — Map (db m61866) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — The Newcom Tavern
This is the original site of the Newcom Tavern, built in 1798 by Col. George Newcom A trading post inn until 1836. Quartermaster's Headquarters for the N.W. Army, 1812. First native Daytonian, Jane Newcom, born in 1802, in the tavern. . . . — Map (db m17947) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — The Professor of the Propeller — Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park
The Wright brothers were the first experimenters to understand that a propeller for a flying machine had to work differently from a ship’s screws. The first Wright Flyer used 8-foot-long wooden propellers that the brothers hand-carved from spruce. . . . — Map (db m67602) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — The Solution: Wing Warping
By the late 1800s, a handful of experimenters around the world were closing in on the riddle of powered flight. They could fly a plane into the air, but they still couldn't control it - keep it from pitching forward, turning side to side, or . . . — Map (db m29136) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Van Cleve Park
In the latter half of the 1800's, James Campbell's home stood across the street from this spot, on Monument Avenue between Jefferson and St. Clair Streets. As a city council member, Campbell grew impatient with the eye sore that had developed on . . . — Map (db m22230) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Victoria Theater
Victoria Theater built in 1866 listed in the National Registry of Historic Places by the United States Department of Interior this plaque placed in honor of the Community Leadership supporting the 1990 renovation — Map (db m96049) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Washington Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Encouraged by Edmund and Jonathan Munger, the church congregation met for the first time on November 29, 1813. Services generally were held for some years in the larger of Edmund Munger's two barns. In 1830 a quaint brick church was built on two . . . — Map (db m92893) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — 14-57 — Wayman Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church
Side A: The first African American congregation and first African American Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in Dayton trace their roots back to the early 1830s. They were organized by Father Thomas Willis and a small group of faithful men and . . . — Map (db m17529) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — We were always happy on Hawthorne Street...
The Wright brothers were in their twenties when they became interested in aeronautical science. Five adults lived here in the years that Wilbur and Orville debated their ideas about how to develop a flying machine around the dining room table. . . . — Map (db m61865) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — West Side — Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park
By 1900 Dayton’s West Side was a thriving neighborhood of working-class homes and small businesses. Some residents commuted to downtown Dayton by streetcar. Others, like Wilbur and Orville Wright, lived and worked in this community. The . . . — Map (db m67584) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Wheels to Wings
In the spring of 1895, Wilbur and Orville Wright moved their printing and bicycle shops under one roof in The Wright Cycle Company building you see in front of you. Here the brothers concentrated on designing and building their own custom make of . . . — Map (db m61856) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Wright Brothers Home Base
You can no longer see a plain two-story house standing on Bishop Wright's small lot just ahead. Here on quiet tree-lined Hawthorne Street Orville Wright was born in 1871. Here Wilbur Wright died in 1912. The brothers who would one day create a . . . — Map (db m61863) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Wright Seaplane Base — Dayton Aviation Heritage Aviation Trail Site
Here on the Miami River in 1913, Orville Wright made the first successful takeoff and landing from water in a Wright Model C airplane fitted with a pontoon. Rivers and lakes could provide no-cost runways for seaplanes, unimpeded by such obstacles . . . — Map (db m82150) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Wright-Patterson AFB — 1927 — (Inventing Flight: The Centennial Celebration Series #8)
Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of earth, and danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings... -John Gillespie Magee Wright-Patterson Air Force Base has led the nation throughout the evolution of U.S. military air superiority. When . . . — Map (db m29557) WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Englewood — Englewood — Founded as Harrisburg- 1841 — The Historic National Road in Ohio
Harrisburg, Ohio, was platted three years after the National Road reached Randolph Township. The name of the town and that of its post office, Iamton, were changed to Englewood in 1899. Located at the intersection of Dayton-Covington Pike and the . . . — Map (db m96499) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Englewood — Englewood Veterans Monument — Proud Memorial to Local Veterans
to honor the valiant men and women of our community who proudly served their country, we dedicate this memorial as a lasting tribute to their heroism in time of war and their vigilance in time of peace. may their sacrifices never . . . — Map (db m80738) WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Englewood — National Road US 40 — Modern Mile-marker in Englewood, Ohio
National Road US 40 America’s road to the west — Map (db m80737) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Farmersville — Farmersville Fire Department Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of all members who answered the call to protect and those who continue to carry on our legacy. In memory of all brothers and sisters who have given the ultimate sacrifice. — Map (db m17500) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Farmersville — Farmersville War Memorial
Dedicated to those of this community who served and sacrificed their lives in the service of our country — Map (db m17527) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Farmersville — 15-57 — Winter Zellar (Zero) Swartsel — The Bottle Farm
Side A: A direct descendant of original settlers in Jackson Township, Winter Zellar (Zero) Swartsel was born in 1876. Throughout his life he was a natural born showman, teacher, eccentric, anarchist, and “possibly the grandfather of American . . . — Map (db m17525) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Germantown — 1-57 — Germantown Covered Bridge
Side A Restored in 1963, the Germantown Covered Bridge on East Center Street, spanning Little Twin Creek, was 93 years old and is reputed to be the only existing covered bridge of its kind in the world. For 41 years this unique inverted bow . . . — Map (db m28553) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Germantown — Germantown Dam — The Miami Conservancy — One of Five Similar Markers
Germantown one of five dams built by the Miami Conservancy District for flood control in the Miami Valley completed 1921 height 110 ft. length 1200 ft. width at base 665 ft. — Map (db m97242) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Germantown — Germantown Veterans Memorial
Lest we forget In sacred memory of those who served in defense of their country — Map (db m98075) WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Germantown — Shuey Mill
This former gristmill, built by Lewis Shuey between 1844 and 1845, stands on the site of an earlier mill built in 1806 by Philip Gunckel, founder of Germantown. A miller by trade, Gunckel led a party of settlers from Pennsylvania to Montgomery . . . — Map (db m29622) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Germantown — The Village of Germantown
On October 4th, 1814, a clerk dipped his pen into an inkstand, and made a boldly scripted entry in the Records of Montgomery County. His entry showed that one Philip Gunckel had filed a plat plan for the Village of Germantown. It was a unique . . . — Map (db m29623) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Kettering — 22- 57 — Cassano’s Pizza King
Side A Kettering grocer Victor “Vic” Cassano, Sr. (1922- 2002) and his mother-in-law Caroline “Mom” Dinisi (1893- 1987) opened what became Cassano’s Pizza King on June 4, 1953. Their signature square-cut, . . . — Map (db m97267) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Kettering — 2- 57 — Mad River Road / — Road from Cunningham’s to Mad River
Side A The first overland route between Dayton and Cincinnati was cut by Daniel Cooper in 1795 to provide access to the new town of Dayton, located at the mouth of the Mad River in the Symmes Purchase. The survey, entered into the record by . . . — Map (db m80310) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Kettering — 6-57 — Watervliet Shaker Community
Side A: A Shaker village called Watervliet, Ohio, was located here from 1806-1900. The Shakers, originally called the United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, were followers of Mother Ann Lee who came from Manchester, England . . . — Map (db m26345) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Miamisburg — 19- 57 — Heritage Village — Classic Site on the Banks of the Great Miami River
Side A On this site Daniel Gebhart established a tavern in 1811. Taverns were where people gathered to eat, rest, and share news. During spring freshets, boatmen from the Great Miami River stayed at the tavern. Joining them were pioneers . . . — Map (db m98089) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), New Lebanon — Charles F. Shimp
. . . — Map (db m17564) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), New Lebanon — Dayton Western Turnpike Milestone — The Dayton Cut-Off from the Old National Road
Cumberland 337 Mi Columbus 88 Indianapolis 96 Dayton 11 ½ Eaton 12 Site of a milestone on the old Dayton Western Turnpike Road which opened for toll August 1841 providing pioneers an alternative to the National Road for travel to the . . . — Map (db m96000) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Oakwood — Col. Robert Patterson — 1753 - 1827
Explorer, surveyor, patriot, statesman, farmer, manufacturer, a leader in education, religion, good government, industry and transportation. Served in the Revolutionary War, the Indian Wars and War of 1812. Founded Lexington, Ky., and built its . . . — Map (db m26351) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Vandalia — Englewood Dam — The Miami Conservancy
Englewood one of five dams built by the Miami Conservancy District for flood control in the Miami Valley completed 1922 height 125 ft. length 4700 ft, width at base 785 ft. — Map (db m95582) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Vandalia — Tadmor - Taylorsville — The Historic National Road in Ohio
In the early 19th century, the small community of Tadmor found itself in a most enviable position- it was strategically located at the intersection of the National Road, the Great Miami River, the Miami and Erie Canal, and the Dayton and Michigan . . . — Map (db m96464) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Vandalia — The Crossroads of America — Vandalia — The Historic National Road in Ohio
Transportation has played a significant role in Vandalia since the community’s beginnings as a part of Butler Township. In April 1811, a construction contract was awarded for the first 10-mile section of National Road beginning at Cumberland, . . . — Map (db m96487) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Vandalia — The Miami Conservancy District
The Miami Conservancy District is a public corporation established following the passage of the Conservancy Act of Ohio in 1914. After the 1913 flood inundated the Miami Valley, local citizens were determined to avoid such a disaster in the . . . — Map (db m95581) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Vandalia — 10- 57 — The Village of Tadmor / The National Road
The Village of Tadmor The Village of Tadmor is significant as being the location of one of the most important centers of transportation in early Ohio history. As early as 1809, keelboats were poled up river from Dayton to load and unload . . . — Map (db m97813) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), West Carrollton — 17-57 — The Wright Seaplane Base / Wright Model G "Aeroboat"
The Wright Seaplane Base After Wilbur Wright died in 1912, Orville Wright continued to develop and fly airplanes for the Wright Company. Orville flew seaplanes along this part of the Great Miami River from 1913 to 1914. This area had three . . . — Map (db m101424) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), West Carrollton — 13-57 — Woody's Market
From 1944 to 1999, this was the site of Woody's Market started by the late Woodrow W. Bowman. The Market grew from a one-person open-air produce stand to a 500-employee, 100,000 square foot full-service shopping center open 24 hours, 7 days a week. . . . — Map (db m28555) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright Patterson Air Force Base — 381st Bomb Group (H) B-17 and 432nd Air Service Group — In Remembrance of Those Who Served
Dedicated to the honor of those members who valiantly served and gallantly died in defense of the Free World, against tyranny and oppression, so that we may all live in peace and freedom with dignity AAF Station 167 Ridgewell, . . . — Map (db m32965) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — "31 Club"

In honor of the enlisted men and officers who completed reproduction and photogrammetry training at Lowry Field and Peterson Field in Colorado. Proudly served in the China-Burma-India Theatre with the 9th Photo Recon Squadron, . . . — Map (db m82564) HM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — "The Mighty Eighth" — 19 Jan. 1942 - 12 Sept. 1945 — European - African - Middle Eastern Theater of Operations
VIII Bomber Command 19 January 1942 Eight Air Force 1 February 1942 Air Offensive Campaigns and Commanders “Europe” - Maj. Gen. Ira C. Eaker “Normandy” - Brig. Gen. Newton Longfellow “Northern . . . — Map (db m27389) WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — “D” Day Plus 50 — 1944 – 1994

All Gave Some… Some Gave All… 9th Air Force Normandy — Map (db m82737) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — Jenny B-29 Crew — 314th BW • 29th BG • 6th BS

"We flew on the last B-29 combat mission of WWII."

Elbert L. Moore, Aircraft Commander Joe G. Prescott, Pilot Wallace L. Page, Flight Engineer J. Fred "Danny" Boone, Bombardier Gordon H. Woodward, Navigator Daniel R. Mickey, . . . — Map (db m92845) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 102nd Observation Squadron — New York National Guard — WWII

Entered Federal Service 15 October 1940

Dedicated 5 September 1997 — Map (db m93476) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 10th Air Depot Group
Dedicated to the memory of the 10th Air Depot Group August 8, 1981 Activated January 5, 1942 Patterson Field, Dayton, Ohio Served European Theater World War II — Map (db m25932) WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 10th Fighter Squadron — 50th Fighter Group — In Memoriam

This plaque is a lasting memorial to those individuals from the 10th [F]ighter [S]quadron who paid the ultimate price in defense of the free world.

World War II Citations Distinguished unit citations ETO, 13-20 March 1945; . . . — Map (db m94978) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 11th Bombardment Group (H)
In proud memory of the members of the 11th Bombardment Group (H) who served in the Pacific from December 7, 1941 to VJ Day They Asked Little and Gave Much July 23, 1981 — Map (db m25935) WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 134th Fighter Interceptor Group — Tennessee Air National Guard
. . . — Map (db m51351) WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 13th “Jungle” Air Force

Activated 13 January 1943 on Noumea, New Caledonia, the 13th Air Force constituted a major element of Command Air Solomons and took part in the Guadalcanal and New Guinea Campaigns, including action over New Georgia and Bougainville. Later, . . . — Map (db m82544) HM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 13th Bomb Sqdn., 3rd Bomb Gp. — WWII - 7 Dec 1941- 2 Sep 1945
In honor of a very special group of young men who served their country so faithfully while enduring incredible hardships and dangers in New Guinea, the Philippines and Okinawa. Some lived and some died - all of them gave their very best. Their many . . . — Map (db m32976) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 13th Bomb Squadron — in the Vietnam War 1964 - 1971 — The B-57 Canberra
May their courageous actions in defense of freedom never be forgotten — Map (db m27605) WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 13th Bombardment Squadron (Light-Night Intruder) — Iwakuni, Japan • Kunsan, Korea
We dedicate this plaque and tree to the honor and memory of those gallant members of the 13th Bombardment Squadron (Light-Night Intruder) of the 3rd Bombardment Group who gave their lives in the defense of freedom during the . . . — Map (db m32928) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 13th Troop Carrier Squadron — 1940 - 1946
In honor of the men who served the 13th Troop Carrier Squadron who flew with pride and served with honor in WWII Four years in the South and Southwest Pacific Guadalcanal to the Philippines A Job Needed to Be Done - We Did It . . . — Map (db m26281) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 15th Air Base

In remembrance of the mechanics and support personnel of the 15th Air Base, 18th & 20th Service Squadrons, Howard Field, Panama and the 2118th Service Unit, Aviation, on the Galapagos Islands who kept the aircrews flying that guarded the Panama . . . — Map (db m92795) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 15th Tac Recon Squadron, 6021st Recon Squadron — Top Secret Sabre RF-86 — 1951 – 1956

In honor of the pilots of the 15th Tac Recon Squadron 6021st Recon Squadron

K-14 Kimpo Korea Komaki AB Yokota AB Japan — Map (db m82676) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 15th Troop Carrier Squadron

Presidential Unit Citations Sicily July 11, 1943 – France June 6-7, 1944

Campaigns Sicily Italy Naples – Foggia Rome – Arno Normandy Northern France Rhineland Western Europe Central . . . — Map (db m82543) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 1708th Ferrying Wing

The 1708th Ferrying Wing was formed on 20 October 1955 under the command of Colonel Tarleton H. Walkins. The unit was established to consolidate responsibilities previously held by the 1708th Ferrying Group and numerous detachments scattered . . . — Map (db m84951) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 1896th Engineer Aviation Battalion — ELKO Engineers — U.S. Army W.W. II
Service Time 5-43 to 7-46 Richmond - Elko - New Guinea Biak - Luzon - Japan Dedicated 9-16-94 — Map (db m51389) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 18th Air Depot Group — 15th Air Force
Dedicated to all units of the 18th Air Depot Group by members of the HQ. & HQ. Sq., this 11 day of October 1991 Activated 19 January 1942 Patterson Field, Ohio Stationed at Sidi Ahmed, North Africa • Foggia, Italy Inactivated 17 . . . — Map (db m51656) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 18th Fighter Wing — WWII – Korea – Vietnam

Dedicated to the men and women of the 18th Fighter Wing

Guardians of the Pacific since 1927 — Map (db m82629) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 1954 C-47 Alaskan Crash Memorial

In Honor Of the crewmembers and passengers who lost their lives in a C-47 crash in the mountains of Alaska on 5 February 1954

Capt Earl L Betscher Lt Col Edward L Burge Capt James M Hill A/3c Edward J Knapp A/2c Richard . . . — Map (db m93129) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 19th Air Depot Group
Dedicated to the men who served in the 19th Air Depot Group 1942 - 1945 Africa Italy France Activated 19 January 1942 Patterson Field Dedicated October 1990 — Map (db m51819) WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 19th Bomb Group — "In Alis Vincimus" • "On Wings We Conquer" — The Black Knights • "Checkmate to Aggression"
"In The Beginning" 1927-1932 The 19th Observation Group Rockwell AAF, CA - March AAF, CA 1932 - 1953 14th, 28th, 30th, 93rd, 435th [Squadrons] 5th Air Force • 20th Air Force • FEAF 1953 - 2008 19th Bombardment Wing • 19th Air . . . — Map (db m51655) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 19th Fighter Squadron

World War II - Pacific Theater: Pearl Harbor Day 1941 until the war ended - 1945 Pearl Harbor, Saipan, Guam, Tinian, Iwo Jima, I E Shima, Okinawa

The 19th flew and maintained P40s, P47s, and P38s. In aerial combat, the 19th . . . — Map (db m92992) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 1st - 6th Aircraft Repair Units (Floating) and 1st - 18th Aircraft Maint Units (Floating) — 1944 -USAAF - 1945

Air Depot Liberty Ships and Maintenance Unit Auxiliary Vessels supported air operations in the Western Pacific. Army, Navy and Merchant Marines combined to provide aircraft repair shops, specialty services, mobile maintenance, defensive . . . — Map (db m85743) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 1st AACS, Mobile — From March 1952 Until January 1975 — "1st In Last Out"

Provided mobile communications and air traffic control support to operations in Korea, the Pacific, South Pacific and Vietnam.

Decorations Presidential Unit Citations (Southeast Asia) Three Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards with . . . — Map (db m84955) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 1st and 7th Emergency Rescue Squadrons — 1943 – 1945 — B-17 with Life Boats [and] OA-10

Dedicated to those who served saving the lives of over 400 downed fliers and crews

1st ERS Mediterranean Theater 7th ERS China, Burma and India Theater

Dedicated 7 Sept 2007 — Map (db m82753) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 1st Fighter Group
Dedicated to the memory of those who served and those who gave their lives defending our precious gift of freedom Oldest fighter organization in the United States Air Force 1st Pursuit Group May 1918 1st Fighter Group . . . — Map (db m26300) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 1st Lt Carl D. Nesbitt — 2 Feb. 1921 - 29 May 1944
World War II B17 Pilot 8th Air Force Remembered by his family — Map (db m51148) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 1st Tactical Depot Squadron — RAF Station Sculthorpe — 1954 – 1959
. . . — Map (db m82735) WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 1st. Lieutenant Russell G. Ford — In Honor Of

Missing in Action on his 10th Mission 11 January 1944

339 Bombardment Squadron 96th Bomb Group H — Map (db m92989) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 20th Air Depot Group — Headquarters & Repair Squadrons — WWII 1942 - 1945

N. Africa • Tunisia 12th AF

Italy • Rome-Arno 15th AF MAAF

Dedicated 22, August 1997 — Map (db m86134) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 20th Troop Carrier Squadron — 6th Air Force • Caribbean Air Command — 1940 - 1948

Honor To Those Who Served France Fld, CZ - Howard Fld, CZ Borinquen Fld, PR - Waller Fld, Trinidad Albrook Fld, CZ Berlin Airlift, Rhein/Main AFB — Map (db m92797) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 21st Air Depot Group — 8th Air Force
In memory 21st Air Depot Group B.A.D. #1 Burtonwood England World War II 1942 - 1945 Dedicated Sept. 1988 — Map (db m27651) WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 22nd Bomb Squadron — 341st Bomb Group (M) — China – Burma – India

Dedicated to the cause of freedom the memory of those comrades who made the supreme sacrifice – those privileged to have serve in the 22nd Bomb Squadron from 1942 to 1945 — Map (db m92771) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 22nd Marine Regiment

The 22nd Marine Regiment was cited for their capture of Sugar Loaf Hill, 14-19 May 1944. The 4th Marine Regiment was cited for the Battle of Mount Yaetake. The 6th Marine Division lost 8,227 killed and wounded. In exchange, more than 18,000 . . . — Map (db m86514) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 27th Fighter Bomber Group
A-36 Invader • P-47 Thunderbolt Five Presidential Citations • 1941 - 1945 Invasions • 1943 - 1945 Sicily, Italy and Southern France Battle Stars Sicily • Naples-Foggia • Anzio Rome-Arno • Northern Appenines • Southern France . . . — Map (db m26260) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 28th Photo Recon Squadron — 1 May 1943 - 29 May 1946 — 7th Air Force
Japan • China • Korea Ryukyus • Volcanos • Carolines Marianas • Marshalls 1218 Missions 4 July 1944 - 21 Sept 1945 P-38 Lightning Dedicated June 1992 — Map (db m51481) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 292nd Joint Assault Signal Company — Pro Patria et Unite — Air Corps • Signal Corps
Dedicated to the men of the 292nd Joint Assault Signal Company Who effectively controlled ship to shore naval gunfire and naval air strikes for the amphibious operations of the 77th Infantry and 1st Cavalry Divisions Guam • . . . — Map (db m51258) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 29th Bomb Group (VH) — 314th Bomb Wing (VH) • 20th Air Force — 6th Bomb Sq. • 43rd Bomb Sq. • 52nd Bomb Sq.
. . . — Map (db m92774) HM WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 2nd Bomb Group (H) — 7 Dec. 1941 - 28 Feb. 1946
20th Bomb Sq (H) • 49th Bomb Sq (H) 96th Bomb Sq (H) • 429th Bomb Sq (H) The 2d Bombardment Group relocated to Ephrata, Washington, then to Great Falls, Montana in 1942. Received newer B-17 aircraft and deployed to Algeria in North . . . — Map (db m26263) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 2nd Emergency Rescue Squadron — “The Snafu Snatchers” — 5th Air Force – 13th Air Force

Committed to saving lives from New Guinea to the Philippines Over 700 rescued 1944 – 1945 — Map (db m82563) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 2nd Ferrying Group

Dedicated in remembrance of all who served in the 2nd Ferrying Group, Ferrying Division Air Transport Command New Castle Army Air Base, Delaware 1942 - 1946

The group delivered aircraft all over the world and was the first to . . . — Map (db m92839) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 2nd Fighter Squadron, 52nd Fighter Group — "The American Beagle Squadron"

This sculpture is a memorial to the men who served with the squadron in combat during World War 2

[Dedicated] 18 October 1986

Combat in the Spitfire From September 1942 through April 1944 the squadron flew combat missions in . . . — Map (db m83308) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 2nd Lt Charles H. Augustine — of Richmond, Va. — 366th Bomb Squadron • 305th Bomb Group (H)

B-17 hit by flak over Berlin, 5 December 1944 Crew bailed out. All except Lt Augustine captured. His fate remains a mystery — Map (db m83115) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 2nd Strategic Air Depot — 8th Air Force
In memory of those who served Little Staughton • Abbots Ripton World War II • England • 1942 - 1945 Soldiers Together • Brothers Forever Dedicated May 1994 — Map (db m51153) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 301st Bombardment Group (H) — In Memoriam
To our brave and honored airmen who made the supreme sacrifice so this nation would remain free 32nd, 352nd, 353rd, 419th Combat Squadrons and Support Units 1942 - 1945 Activated 3 Feb 42, Geiger Field, Washington Deployed to England . . . — Map (db m32891) HM WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 303rd Bomb Group 'H' — Hells Angels
. . . — Map (db m25931) HM WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 307th Bomb Wing (M) — Lincoln AFB, Nebraska (1954 - 1965)

370 BS • 371 BS • 372 BS • 424 BS 307 ARS • 307 AEMS • 307 FMS • 307 OMS

To the members of the 307th and to their families May their sacrifices never be forgotten.

Dedicated 21 June 1996 — Map (db m86127) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 307th Fighter Squadron — 31st Fighter Group

8th Air Force Spitfire 1942 England

12th Air Force Spitfire 1943-1944 N. Africa

15th Air Force P-51-Mustang 1944-1945 Italy

Dedicated 8 June 1995 — Map (db m93485) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 308th Fighter Squadron • 31st Fighter Group — Return With Honor — 8th Air Force • 12th Air Force • 15th Air Force
. . . — Map (db m51610) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 309th Fighter Squadron — 31st Fighter Group — 8th • 12th • 15th Air Forces

World War II Campaigns Dieppe Raid to V-E Day

Air Offensive, Europe Algeria-French Morocco with Arrowhead Tunisia • Sicily with Arrowhead Naples-Foggia • Anzio • Rome-Arno Normandy • Northern France Southern France • . . . — Map (db m92963) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 30th Air Depot Group
In honor of the men who served in the 30th Air Depot Group European Theater 1943 - 1945 — Map (db m26235) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 30th Bombardment Group — World War II
Alaska, 1942 - 1943 Central Pacific, 1943 - 1946 In memory of those who served 1941 - 1946 Squadrons 21st, 27th, 38th, 392nd, 819th — Map (db m51123) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 310th Bombardment Wing (M) (SAC) — 1952 - 1965 — "Proudly they Served"
1952-1954 ท B-29 ท KC-97 1954-1961 ท B-47 ท KC-97 1961-1964 ท B-47 ท KC-97 ท Atlas F 1964-1965 ท B-47 ท KC-135 ท Atlas F 379th BS ท 380th BS ท 381st BS 428th BS ท 310th ARERS ท 550th SMS 310th HQS ท 310th AEMS ท 310th FMS 310th . . . — Map (db m51659) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 310th Troop Carrier Squadron — Hamby's Rough Riders — 315th Troop Carrier Group • 9th AF

1943 - 1945

Operations: Airborne Assaults - Normandy, Holland, Germany.

Campaigns: Normandy, Northern France Rhineland, Central Europe

A memorial to our comrades who served: 309th, 34th, & HQ Squadrons and former members of . . . — Map (db m84861) HM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 312th Bomb Group — Roarin' 20's — 5th Air Force
386th • 387th • 388th • 389th [Bomb Squadrons] Headquarters In honor of those who served this group during WWII Dedicated September 1990 — Map (db m50968) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 313th Transport Squadron — 31st Transport Group, 9th Air Force — European Theater 1943 - 1945
Flew first air cargo mission to Omaha Beach (T-1, first temporary air strip). Returned to England with the first air evacuation of wounded from the Continent, 11 June 1944 The 313th Transport Squadron, supported by personnel of the 806th and . . . — Map (db m51326) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 314th Composite Wing — 5th Air Force
. . . — Map (db m93051) WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 314th Transport Squadron — 31st Transport Group — 9th Air Force Service Command

Engaged in airlift of cargo and personnel vital to the invasion forces, and in air evacuation of wounded from the Continent to England in the European Theater of Operations -- 1943-1945

The 314th Transport Squadron took part in five . . . — Map (db m94989) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 315th Troop Carrier Group — Hdqtrs, 34th, 43rd, 309th, 310th Sqdns.

Respectfully dedicated to our comrades who gave their lives during World War II while serving with the

315th Troop Carrier Group

Campaigns American Theater, Sicily, Normandy, Naples-Foggia, Northern France, Rhineland, Central . . . — Map (db m85744) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 316th Troop Carrier Group
Hqs., 36th., 37th., 44th.,& 45th. Squadrons World War II Nine battle stars Three Presidential Unit Citations A living memorial to those who served — Map (db m26039) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 316th Troop Carrier Squadron — Asiatic Pacific WWII — 1943 - 1946
Honoring Those Who Served With Valor And Distinction Dedicated 29 September 1995 — Map (db m51327) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 317th Veterans Group

Dedicated to the 317th Troop Carrier Group 317th Troop Carrier Wing 317th Tactical Airlift Wing

In honor of those who served 1942 – 1993

September 2003 — Map (db m82626) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 318th Fighter Group

Dedicated to all members of the 318th Fighter Group World War II – Pacific Theater

The 318th flew P47D’s off carriers in the invasion of Saipan. Strikes were made on Guam, Tinian, Rota, Truk and Iwo Jima. From Ie Shima, strikes . . . — Map (db m82874) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 319th Fighter Interceptor Squadron — We Get Ours At Night

24 June 1942 - 22 Dec. 1969

In memory of all Tomcats who served with distinction — Map (db m95149) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 322nd Bomb Group (M)
449th-450th-451st-452nd & HQs. Sqdns. 1942 - 1945 England-France-Belgium-Germany Distinguished Unit Citation ETO Medal & Six Battle Stars To those who flew the B-26 To those who kept them flying To those we left behind. . . . — Map (db m26257) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 325th Fighter Group — 317th • 318th • 319th Fighter Squadrons — P-40 • P-47 • P-51

World War II U.S. Army Air Force Mediterranean Theater 12th Air Force • 15th Air Force 1942 - 1945

Honoring Those Who Served

Dedicated 30 August 1996 — Map (db m95163) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 3276th Crypto School Squadron — Lackland AFB, TX

Dedicated to the Students, Instructors and Staff from the 1958 Veterans Group — Map (db m85713) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 32nd Troop Carrier Squadron
In honor of those who served in the 32nd Troop Carrier Squadron American Theater North African Theater European Theater 1943 - 1946 12th AF • 314th TCG • 9th AF — Map (db m25986) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 330th Bomb Group (VH) — Guam 1944-1945

During World War II the 330th Bomb Group, 314th Bomb Wing, 20th Air Force, flew 47 missions against the Japanese Empire from 12 April to 15 August 1945.

This plaque honors all those who served, especially the 100 men lost during . . . — Map (db m82738) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 339th Fighter Group — 8th Air Force
. . . — Map (db m51811) HM WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 339th Fighter Squadron
Dedicated to the men of the 339th Fighter Squadron, 339th Fighter Squadron (AW), and 339th Fighter Interceptor Squadron, who so courageously served their country during World War II; and before, during and after the Korean Conflict. Dedicated 5 . . . — Map (db m50970) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 33rd Troop Carrier Squadron — 5th Air Force — 1941 - 1946
For Dedicated Service To Honor and Remember One of the most decorated units Southwest Pacific WWII Dedicated June 1992 — Map (db m51560) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 341st Fighter Squadron — The "Blackjack" Squadron — P-47 Thunderbolt • P-51 Mustang
Dedicated to all the men of the 341st Fighter Squadron, 348th Fighter Group, 5th Air Force Pacific Theater WWII Dedicated 26 September 1986 — Map (db m32918) WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 345th Bombardment Group — Air Apaches — In Tribute to Those Who Served
Fifth Air Force B-25 Strafers 11 November 1942 to 29 December 1945 Vital Statistics for the 345th Bomb Group Asia-Pacific Theater WWII Sorties 10,609 • Strike Sorties 9,120 Combat Flying Hours 58,562 Number of Bombs Dropped 58,171 . . . — Map (db m32913) HM WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 34th Bomb Group (Heavy) — Valor To Victory
To the American airmen of the 34th who in valor gave their lives to the victory that made real the challenge for world peace and unity. The 34th Heavy Bombardment Group, a unit of the United States Air Force in World War II Apr. 1944 - June . . . — Map (db m25928) WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 352nd Fighter Group — P-47 and P-51 — 8th Air Force
In memory of the “Blue-Nosed Bastards of Bodney” 352nd Fighter Group 328th • 486th • 487th • Hdqs Sqdns 1st Service Group Hqs Sq • 1104th QM Co • 1066th Sig Co 17th Serv Sq • 1141st MP Co • 1772nd Ord Co • 22nd . . . — Map (db m27616) WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 353rd Fighter Group — And Support Units
Dedicated to the members of the 353rd Fighter Group and Support Units that served at Gox Hill, Metfield and Raydon Airdromes, England, 1943 - 1945. Fighter Sqdns. 350th LH 351st YJ 352nd SX Aircraft P-47's - P-51's . . . — Map (db m27652) WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 354th Fighter Group — "Pioneer Mustang" — 1942 - 1945 • 9th Air Force
To honor our comrades who fought and died in the service of our country 353rd Squadron • 355th Squadron 356th Squadron Dedicated 22 October 1993 — Map (db m51433) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 354th Tactical Fighter Wing
Dedicated to the 354th Tactical Fighter Wing A7-D Myrtle Beach AFB 1970 – 1977

In honor of those pilots who flew, fought and died 353 Sq Panthers • 355 Sq Eagles 356 Sq Green Demons

In memory of LTC Anthony C. Shine, 355 . . . — Map (db m82745) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 364th Fighter Group — 383rd, 384th, 385th Fighter Sqdns & Support Units — P-38s and P-51s
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Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 368th Fighter Group — 9th Air Force
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Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 36th Bomb Squadron (H) Radar Counter Measure Unit — “The Gremlins” — In Tribute to Those Who Served, ETO 1944 – 1945
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Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 375th Troop Carrier Group — Squadrons 55, 56, 57, 58 and HQs — 5th Air Force

November 1942 - January 1946 Eight Campaigns; New Guinea To Japan Philippine Pres. Unit Citation. Dedicated To Those Who Served, And To Commemorate Those Missing In Action.

July 1995 — Map (db m94970) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 376th Heavy Bombardment Group
This memorial honors and pays tribute to the bravery of all our comrades who, from early 1942, served in and with the 376th Heavy Bombardment Group Egypt-Libya • Sicily • Naples-Foggia Rhineland • Southern France • Tunisia Rome-Arno • . . . — Map (db m32920) WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 37th Fighter Squadron — 14th Fighter Group — North Africa • Italy
This plaque is dedicated as a tribute to those who unselfishly served 1942 - 1945 Dedicated 9 Oct 1990 — Map (db m51894) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 383rd, 384th, and 385th Fighter Squadrons — and Support Units — P-38s • P-51s

Dedicated by the pilots of the 364th Fighter Group Association honoring those ground & support unit personnel, both enlisted and officers, who through their efforts and devotion to duty enabled us to achieve victory in World War II.

364th . . . — Map (db m84968) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 384th Bomb Group (H)
In Memoriam 384th Bomb Group (H) U.S. 8th Air Force 1942 - 1946 — Map (db m26231) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 385th Bomb Group (H) — Great Ashfield 8th AF
In Memoriam of the officers and men of the 385th Bombardment Group (H), U.S. Army Air Forces who gave their lives in the Air Battles over Europe 1943-1945, this plaque is placed here by the comrades of those men as an . . . — Map (db m26291) WM

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